Sunrise photography tips: DSLR shortcuts that are guaranteed to brighten your day

Sunrise photography tips to brighten your day

In our latest Professional Photographer to the Rescue post our pro takes our apprentice on a sunrise photography shoot on the stunning Dorset coast.

From sunrise to sunset: 32 fantastic photographs

Dutch Sunrise - Sander van der Werf

Sunset or sunrise can create some of the most spectacular skies, giving fantastic opportunities for landscape photography. Make the most of any early morning mist that rolls in when photographing sunrise, while sunset tends to offer the best opportunities to capture silhouettes.

Photoshop tutorial: make a sunrise photo shine

If your landscape is looking lacklustre, find out how to warm and boost a shot’s colours before adding a gradient-based glow When shooting the sun rising over a scenic landscape, you should set your camera to use a tight aperture, such as f/16. This will help to ensure that both the foreground and background details… Continue reading

Take photos at the right time of day

By 9am the sun reaches an angle of about 45 degrees and at this point the light has pretty much the same intensity as it has at noon, remaining that way until around 4pm.